Knotting pearls

All of those pictures of Tucson bead shows with their tables of pearls reminded me that I have these funky brown keishi pearls waiting for me, and that I’d purchased orange silk for knotting them. I bought my pearls locally, and the button hiding the knot is a vintage button I purchased at General Bead in San Francisco. My knotting isn’t professional and smooth, but it’s in character with the pearls.

I also spent some time picking up my work area. It will be easier for me to bead now; I don’t need it to be perfectly neat, but a big mess makes me want to avoid my work table. I also made lists of projects I’d like to do soon. Now, what’s the next bead project, hmm….

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